Clay figurines

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Title

Clay figurines

Subject

Daily life at Mount Vernon

Description

These ceramic toy figurines of a man holding a gun and a fashionably dressed woman were discovered by archaeologists in the remains of an eighteenth century trash heap at Mount Vernon.  Jacky and Patsy Custis, Martha’s children, may have played with these toys or ones similar to them (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Language

eng

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Original Format

toys

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How to Cite this Item

"Clay figurines," in Martha Washington, Item #66, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/66 (accessed October 20, 2019).